Communications Network

The Communications Network's vision is to advocate, assist and develop the careers of communications professionals in local government, and to empower them to better reach, engage and develop informed, heard and active communities.

The purpose of the Network is to:

  • Facilitate knowledge and information sharing
  • Provide opportunities for professional development
  • Network with like-minded peers
  • Raise the profile of the profession to reflect the critical role it plays in each local government
  • Recognise each other's achievements
The Communications Network Committee: 


Kai Lothian
Manager Communications and Engagement
City of Subiaco

Deputy Chairperson

Claire Lansdown
Writer and Principal
Sage Copywriting
Adam Livingston
Communications Advisor
City of Kalamunda
Committee Members:

Suzanne Browne
Executive Manager Stakeholder Relations - Office of the CEO
City of Canning
Tully Gray
Communications Officer - Media and Marketing
City of Greater Geraldton
Board Representatives:

Ian Cowie, FLGP
Chief Executive Officer
City of Gosnells

Communications Network  - online discussion portal and resource library

The Communications Network online resource library provides a valuable source of information such as templates, local government policies and procedures, presentations from network events and other documents that may prove useful to those people working in a Communications role.
An online discussion portal is also available to encourage collaboration and information sharing and to provide a space for discussions on issues, challenges and successes related to communication topics.

Visit the portal.

(Requires the user to sign in - LG Professionals WA members please use your usual online membership account information. Please contact [email protected] if you require assistance)
Communications Network events.

For information on upcoming Communications Network events please refer to the LG Professionals WA events calendar. 

View the calendar.